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Bienen Institute for New Music welcomes David T. Little and Judd Greenstein

April 3, 2019

The Institute for New Music welcomes contemporary American composers David T. Little and Judd Greenstein for an April 24-27 residency.

Sherman Irby joins Victor Goines and jazz students for ‘Journey Through Swing’

March 18, 2019

The Bienen School will welcome Jazz at Lincoln Center saxophonist Sherman Irby for a concert April 20.

JACK Quartet wins Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 15, 2019

JACK Quartet – an ensemble featuring Bienen School of Music alumnus violinist Austin Wulliman (G08) – has won $25,000 Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Alumni Leader: Q&A with Bozhong Xue ’12

March 12, 2019

Bozhong Xue, winner of the inaugural Northwestern Alumni Association President’s Award, talks about his reasons for supporting international student scholarships at the Bienen School of Music.

Howard Reich to address Bienen School class of 2019

March 1, 2019

Alumnus Howard Reich, a longtime music and arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune, will be the featured speaker for the Bienen School’s convocation on Saturday, June 22, 2019

Saxophone student wins Yamaha Young Artist Competition

February 18, 2019

Eric Zheng, a Bienen School saxophone student of Taimur Sullivan, was named a winner in the 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition.

PhD candidate Miriam Piilonen wins major dissertation award

February 15, 2019

Miriam Piilonen, a doctoral candidate in music theory and cognition in the Bienen School of Music, has won a Society for Music Theory SMT-40 Dissertation Fellowship award.

Three Alumni selected for NATS internship

February 13, 2019

Three alumni of the Bienen School of Music have been selected to participate in the 2019 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Intern Program.

2019 Grammy Award winners include Bienen School faculty, alumna

February 11, 2019

Bienen School of Music faculty member Donald Nally and alumna Katrina Lenk are among the winners of the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

Q&A: Donald Nally talks third consecutive Grammy nomination

February 6, 2019

Donald Nally discusses the creation of Grammy-nominated "Zealot Canticles" with the Daily Northwestern.

Bienen School presents Stravinsky’s ‘The Rake’s Progress’

February 5, 2019

Equal parts tragedy and farce, Igor Stravinsky’s opera “The Rake’s Progress” follows the moral decline and fall of Tom Rakewell, who exchanges a simple life with sweetheart Anne Truelove for the worldly pleasures of London in the company of the devious Nick Shadow.

World-famous pianist Olga Kern to perform sold-out concert at Bienen

February 1, 2019

Olga Kern will be making her Northwestern debut on Saturday at the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. Her sold-out concert is a part of the fourth annual Skyline Piano Artist Series.


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